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Monday August 9,1971This date in baseball
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Games on 1971-08-09

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Detroit Tigers11Boston Red Sox12BoxSparky LyleRon Perranoski(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxAl DowningBob GibsonJim Brewer

Standings as of 1971-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1096742.615--50038611430-2537-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium493415.694
235Boston Red Sox1136449.5665.04994693028-2836-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park492128.429
349Detroit Tigers1146153.5358.54994792025-3436-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium483018.625
4613New York Yankees1155857.50412.04794601928-3230-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I472423.511
51121Washington Senators II1114665.41422.0375462-8721-3425-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium481731.354
61222Cleveland Indians1154669.40024.0379484-10523-3223-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium471433.298
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1137142.628--4963989840-1831-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum483018.625
2510Kansas City Royals1105654.50913.54203903025-2931-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium512922.569
3715Chicago White Sox1145559.48216.5439432729-2926-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park482424.500
4816California Angels1165462.46618.5383425-4230-2824-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium462224.478
5918Minnesota Twins1125161.45519.5452488-3624-3327-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482325.479
61020Milwaukee Brewers1124864.42922.5366414-4822-3026-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium492128.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1157045.609--57842515332-2638-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium472720.574
236St. Louis Cardinals1176552.5566.0528523529-2535-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II452520.556
347Chicago Cubs1136251.5497.04654353028-3034-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field492128.429
4712New York Mets1125755.50911.54253893627-2830-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium502624.520
51019Philadelphia Phillies1155164.44319.0409487-7825-3326-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium471631.340
61123Montreal Expos1144470.38625.5402534-13223-3621-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park472720.574
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1186850.576--5244913329-2839-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park442222.500
258Los Angeles Dodgers1156253.5394.54854236233-2529-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472720.574
3611Houston Astros1105654.5098.04153793623-2633-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome522329.442
4814Atlanta Braves1125656.5009.0441471-3026-3330-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium502624.520
5917Cincinnati Reds1165462.46613.0406422-1624-3830-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium462521.543
61224San Diego Padres1134073.35425.5346445-9916-4224-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium482127.438